SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Armstrong Peak (AUS) 66° 24' 00.0" S 53° 22' 59.9" E Peak
Name ID: 2063 Place ID: 523

The highest peak of a group, about 28 km south-east of Mount Codrington in Enderby Land. It is about 1,470 m above sea level. Photographed from ANARE aircraft in 1956. An astrofix was obtained nearby, in December 1959, by J.C. Armstrong, surveyor at Mawson in 1959, after whom the feature was named.

Armstrong Peak (USA) 66° 24' 00.0" S 53° 23' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 121925 Place ID: 523

Peak, 1,470 m, standing 15 mi SE of Mount Codrington in Enderby Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named Austnuten (the east peak). Rephotographed by ANARE in 1956. An astrofix was obtained nearby in December 1959 by J.C. Armstrong, ANARE surveyor at Mawson, for whom the feature was renamed by ANCA in 1960.

Entrikin Glacier (AUS) 80° 49' 00.1" S 160° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 523 Place ID: 4288

A glacier flowing eastward into Matterson Inlet, where it is about 9 km wide. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named by USACAN after Lt. Cdr. J W Entrikin, USN, pilot with Squadron VS-6 during USN Operation Deepfreeze, 1955-56.

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